Getting Started

All the basics of using Umbraco v7. From making a local installation to extending the backend.


Covers how to install and configure your Umbraco installation
What is needed to run Umbraco?
How to install Umbraco
Server Setup
Setting up a Web and SQL servers for your installation
How to upgrade your copy of Umbraco to a newer version

Backoffice overview

Details of all the common terms and concepts that are used throughout the Umbraco backoffice.


Using the backoffice to create data
Defining content
Setting up content types, defining fields and creating your first content
Creating media
Uploading files to media library, using upload fields and image cropper
Creating Members
Defining Member Types and creating members for authentication and user profiles
Customizing Data Types
Creating and editing Data Types


Create templates and views with your own markup and use Razor to render content.
Creating and managing templates
Rendering content
How to query and render published content
Rendering media
How to query and render media
Stylesheets and javascript
Working with css and javascript in Umbraco's templates


Using Umbraco's service APIs
Create and update entities in Umbraco from code
Creating forms
Create, submit and handle HTML forms with controllers
Subscribing to events
Using events to modify content or run custom code